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Guilty Pleasures — Pony Books for Grown Ups by Sheena Wilkinson

‘Guilty pleasures’ suggests something illicit – passing round Jilly Cooper romances under the desk at school. Yes, I was that generation. But I also, as a teenager, had a reputation … Continue reading

June 25, 2018

Evelyn Finds Herself — the first YA novel?

I know you probably haven’t heard of it. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a classic. Evelyn Finds Herself might sound like some kind of hippy-dippy Californian memoir from the … Continue reading

April 9, 2018

My Top 3…No! I can’t!

TOP 3 BOOKS READ IN 2017 Why do I do this to myself? Why do I sign up to do a Top 3 anything? It is TOO HARD! I was … Continue reading

January 15, 2018

Giving Books — An Extreme Sport by Sheena Wilkinson

Giving books for presents is fraught with danger. Receiving them, ditto. Books are my favourite things, and everyone knows it, yet very few people in my life know, unerringly, what … Continue reading

December 11, 2017

My Favourite Bookshop, or An Early Crime

 It’s easy to be cynical and say, My favourite bookshop is any one that stocks and promotes my books. Or even just stocks them. Or one of them. The sad … Continue reading

October 9, 2017

Book Covers As Old Friends Sheena Wilkinson

It’s tatty; in fact the back cover is detached from the rest of it. I’ve replaced it with a lovely, mint-condition hardback. Well, not exactly replaced… When I had a … Continue reading

August 21, 2017

Holiday Reads – Saved By Lucy Maud

When I started thinking about this post, I had a strange realisation: I haven’t had a holiday for years. People who know me will gasp and stretch their eyes and … Continue reading

August 7, 2017

My Editing Mountain by Sheena Wilkinson

I love revising. I love feeling that the story now exists and it’s my job to chip away at it and make it as good as it can be. But … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Typical? by Sheena Wilkinson

There’s no average writer and no average day. We all know that. I’m always fascinated by HOW other writers organise their time, and judging by the number of A Day … Continue reading

May 24, 2017

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